Fun Family Events in Ottawa in July

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Get ready for a summer of family fun! With a lineup of exciting events and activities, there’s no shortage of adventure for everyone with these family events and activities in Ottawa in July. From lively festivals showcasing Ottawa’s diverse culture to outdoor performances that will leave you in awe, the city is bursting with fun. Pack a picnic, explore local artisans’ creations, and don’t miss the spectacular fireworks lighting up the night sky. Ottawa is the place to be for an unforgettable summer!

Fun Family Events & Activities in Ottawa in July

Cirque du Soleil- Corteo

Don’t miss out on the thrilling family event of Cirque du Soleil Corteo from June 28th to July 2nd in Ottawa at the Canadian Tire Centre. Prepare for an unforgettable experience filled with jaw-dropping acrobatics, mesmerizing music, and captivating performances. Create lasting memories with your loved ones in a world of wonder and excitement.

Ottawa Bagel Shop Music Fest

Looking for some midweek musical fun? Look no further than the Ottawa Bagel Shop Musicfest, happening every Wednesday at 2 p.m. until the end of August. This fantastic event offers a family-friendly atmosphere and best of all, it’s completely free! Bring the whole family and enjoy a delightful afternoon filled with live music and a welcoming community vibe. And don’t skip out on the delicious bagels and sandwiches!

The Lost Kingdom

Step into the Jurassic era at The Lost Kingdom, one of the great events in Ottawa this July. Located at Ottawa’s Wesley Clover Park, this prehistoric adventure runs from June 23rd to July 9th. Immerse yourself in the world of lifelike dinosaurs, discover ancient fossils, and embark on an unforgettable journey. Designed with families in mind, this approximately 2-hour experience guarantees an exciting summer adventure.

Water Park Fun

Head to Mont Cascade just 20 minutes from downtown Ottawa in Cantley for a day of water fun. Or head to the east end to Calypso Water Park in Limoge. Both offer a variety of slides and pools to make a full day of fun! Both have separate areas for toddlers and preschool age swimmers with Calypso also offering a large wave pool.

Canada Day Fireworks

Make unforgettable family memories at exciting events in Ottawa this July, including the highly anticipated Canada Day Fireworks on July 1st at 10 pm (ET). Witness a breathtaking sky full of fireworks over the Ottawa-Gatineau region. Find the perfect view at LeBreton Flats Park or the car-free surrounding streets. Bring a stroller for the little ones and ear plugs if needed.

Free Concert at the NAC

Celebrate Canada Day with the National Arts Centre! Enjoy a free concert on July 1st featuring the amazing National Arts Centre Orchestra and special guests. This event is free and general admission with no tickets required. View the full line up HERE.  While you are downtown you may wish to make your way to Parliament Hill for more festivities.

World Rugby Pacific Series in Ottawa

Don’t miss the World Rugby Pacific Series, taking place in Spain, Australia, and Canada! Get ready to cheer on teams like Australia, USA, New Zealand, and Canada as they battle it out on the rugby field. Catch the one of four games in Ottawa and seize the perfect chance to introduce your family to the exciting world of rugby. It’s a fantastic opportunity to bond over sports and create lasting memories together!

Stewart Park Music Festival

Take a day trip to Perth and experience the Stewart Music Festival. Enjoy a dedicated kids’ area with fun activities and a fantastic lineup of musical artists, including the talented Danny Michel. Don’t miss this chance to catch his amazing performance if you missed out on his previous sold-out shows in Ottawa and Chelsea this year.


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Big Bounce Canada

Check out Big Bounce Canada in Ottawa from July 15th to 23rd at Saunders Farm. Experience hours of family fun with thrilling activities for all ages. Don’t miss out on the excitement of bouncing on the world’s biggest bouncy castle. Get ready to jump, laugh, and create unforgettable memories together!


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